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Graphic Designer Customer Service

Location:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2018

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MICHAEL

Slojkowski

** ******** ***.

West Seneca, New York 14224

716-***-****

ac6uwv@r.postjobfree.com

Creative professional with a proven track record of successful projects taken from initial concepts to practical and effective solutions. Passion for concept, design and aesthetics with a commitment and ability to see projects through to final production. Excellent organization and time management skills ensuring consistent completion of large projects on time and within budget.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Graphics Coordinator

Bison Bag Co. • Lockport, NY

5/2014 - present

Coordinate with customers to insure that new art will end up with the best final product and adheres to our flexographic printing requirements, Coordinate with vendors for quotes, generating proofs for customer approval and making plates for flexographic printing. Promotional Edge Advertising • Williamsville, NY

3/2012 - 5/2014

Responsible for design and production of ads, banners, billboards and various POP displays for several local and international clients. Act as contact person for regional managers and local vendors. RW Publications • Orchard Park, NY

9/2010 - 2/2012

Responsible for various layouts and special promotions in addition to design and production of weekly PennySaver papers. Art Director

Gelia, Wells & Mohr • Williamsville, NY

4/2000 - 9-2008

Designed and produced print advertising, merchandising displays, packaging, promotion pieces, direct mailers, trade show graphics, catalogs, brochures, posters and billboards. Involved in all aspects of a full campaign for a major national client winning awards in print adver- tising, merchandising displays, brand logotypes, web graphics, promo- tion and packaging. Updated and maintained extensive image archive. Was instrumental in establishing agency’s in-house photography studio. Brand Names • Tonawanda, NY - 1999 - 2000

New Era Cap Co., Inc. • Derby, NY - 1995 - 1998

Tops Markets • Williamsville, NY - 1993 - 1995

Art Director/Freelance Graphic Designer

• Designed and produced weekly music trade magazine

• Liaison for clients, vendors and management

• Supervised and directed design, photography

and production staffs

• Created detailed line art for original embroidery designs

• Design and pre-press for flexographic printing

CORE STRENGTHS:

• Advertising

• Art Direction

• Brainstorming/Concepting

• Customer & Vendor Relations

• Photography

• Digital Photo Manipulation/Retouching

• Graphic Design

• Layout

• Logo Design

• Package Design

• Photo Direction

• Printing

• Production

• Project Management

• Staff Supervision/Training

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES

• Adobe Photoshop

• Adobe Illustrator

• Adobe Acrobat

• Adobe InDesign

• Quark Xpress

• Freehand

EDUCATION:

Buffalo State College

Bachelors degree in Graphic Design,

1988



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